Ja Morant had 37 points and 10 assists and the Memphis Grizzlies held on for a 139-135 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Desmond Bane scored 22 points off the bench, including a few key 3-pointers late, and Kyle Anderson added 20 points for the Grizzlies. Memphis overcame a big game from Timberwolves rookie Anthony Edwards, who tied his career high with 42 points.
Led by Ja Morant's 37 points and 10 assists, the Grizzlies defeated the Timberwolves, 139-135. Anthony Edwards, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NBA Draft out of the University of Georgia, tallied a career-high tying 42 points, including a career-high eight 3PM (17-22 FG, 8-9 3pt FG), along with six rebounds and a career-high seven assists for the Timberwolves in the losing effort. The Grizzlies improve to 33-32 on the season, while the Timberwolves fall to 20-46.
Ja Morant scored 37 points, Desmond Bane hit a pair of clutch 3-pointers in the final minute and the Memphis Grizzlies weathered 42 points from Anthony Edwards to hold off the Minnesota Timberwolves, 139-135, Wednesday in Minneapolis. Memphis (33-32) scored 73 first-half points and took a 10-point lead into halftime, but Minnesota battled back on the strength of 8-of-10 shooting from 3-point range in the third quarter.